Photo of DeWayne Barton from the Asheville Citizen-Times

Best Kept Secrets in Asheville: Hood Huggers International” – Our State Magazine

An Artist Uncovers Asheville’s Hidden African American History” – Hyperallergic

Healing Arts: Hood Huggers” – Holler

Peace Garden partners with local theater for a community rejuvenation project” – Mountain Xpress

Living Portrait: DeWayne Barton of Hood Huggers International” – Asheville Citizen-Times

(IN)Sightseeing: Hood Tours share the history and future of black Asheville” – Mountain Xpress

Touring Affrilachia: Hood Huggers Hood Tours Reveal a Path from Asheville’s Past to the Present” – WNC Magazine

Asheville & The Arts Interview – WPVM FM

Protecting Asheville’s Rapidly Disappearing Black History” – WCQS FM

Asheville gentrification: When Pearson’s Store was lost” – Asheville Citizen-Times

Hood Huggers Tour Gives Asheville a New Perspective” – Biltmore Beacon

Hood Huggers Green Book: A Resource Grid for Economic Development” – The Urban News

Hood Tours: The Art of Resilience” – The Laurel of Asheville

Hood tours revisit Asheville’s black landmarks” – Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville activist launches book, art show” – Asheville Citizen-Times

Stories prior to the launch of Hood Huggers: 

We’re not going anywhere: How a community garden rallied a neighborhood” – Mountain Xpress

For DeWayne ‘B Love’ Barton, Life Comes Full Circle” – Bold Life Magazine

DeWayne Barton: Building Opportunity in West Asheville” – Appalachain Voices

Q&A: DeWayne Barton on E.W. Pearson” – Asheville Citizen-Times

Green Opportunities Faces Big Changes” – Asheville Citizen-Times

Rebuilding Affrilachia: The Art of Resilience